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28 Kings Road | PO Box 29, Paihia 0247 , New Zealand
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Bay Adventurer
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Ranked #22 of 26 Specialty Lodging in Paihia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013
Aaron B Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We planned on staying for one night at the hostel, but stayed for a week due to Manuel and the hostel crew. The location is perfect, the people are amazing and the area is gorgeous. Manuel helped us with everything possible. It's also a very Spanish-friendly hostel- we had a lot of fun hanging out with some of our South... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I found this backpacker to be of very high standard compared to most of the ones i have stayed in around New Zealand. It's clean , the facilities are fantastic. The staff are extremely helpful and very friendly ! The dorm rooms are spacious and the bunk beds are nice and comfortable. The swimming pool and spa is definitely excellent... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

I booked on hostel world for $18/night, stayed with my friend and we got a 6 bed dorm for ourselves. The management was great and accommodated our every needs, fixed up bikes, helped cook food and heated up the hot tub early for us. Overall very clean facilities, the kitchen was sometimes messy but that was from other backpackers not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Best place I have stayed yet in the north. Facilities are more than expected for a backpackers with a pool, spa and BBQ area. The new manager said there were plans to provide free wifi internet and international calling as we'll as other services to improve the resort. Management couldn't have been more helpful. Would not hesitate to recommend to... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We stayed in the low season, so there wasn't really anyone about, giving the friendly staff plenty of time to chat. It was a spacious, very clean place, which I guess is easy when there's no one there! We only stayed one night but would've happily stayed longer, had we needed to.

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Braunton, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

The rooms were small, kitchen was okay, bathrooms were not too bad. It's pretty much the minimum you expect from a hostel, but it is in the bay of Islands which is stunning so I can't complain. (couple, 2 nights, 6 bed dorm).

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

If you are 20 something & looking to party then this is the place for you. The Bay Adventurer is handily located with a diary, 3 pubs providing live music and a liquor store in the same street. The Bay Adventurer also provides a BBQ, spa and pool and are happy to let you play loud music until 11pm at... More 

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Interlaken, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

The hostel website advertises a being the newest backpackers resort in paihia. Might be true but the impression you get is a bit different. Rooms are not really clean and maintained, bathrooms and showers sometimes are a bit nasty. This wouldn't bother me in a 23 dollar dorm room, if you pay 33 dollars you can expect a bit more.... More 

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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

I stayed here with a group of 8 when we checked in the lady was in a state of confusion. We had made our booking through hostel world and she just could not work it out. 45 minutes later after rolling her eyes, asking us not to confuse her and basically a rude attitude we were booked in. I was... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

I stayed at Bay Adventurer in a six person dorm room for three nights while on a Kiwi Experience tour during the busy Christmas and New Year period. The atmosphere is very laid back, and the facility includes a large common area including a nice pool, hot tub, multiple picnic tables, and a TV room and kitchen. If you’re coming... More 

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Address: 28 Kings Road | PO Box 29, Paihia 0247 , New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
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Bay Adventurer Paihia, Bay Of Islands

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